Since the invention of gunpowder there has been endless debate over the mythical “best all-around cartridge.” There are all sorts of contenders, but one can make a really convincing argument for the .30-06 as that cartridge.
The 9.3x62 Mauser came about as an affordable way to tackle Africa's dangerous game. And it continues to be one of the world's most versatile medium-bore cartridges.
The .270 Winchester is a red-hot round and has become one of the favorites of hunters. Building this cartridge's popularity was famed outdoor writer Jack O'Connor, who used and wrote extensively about the .270.
Deer season typically means one thing, an uptick in the sale of deer guns. For a Virginia pawn shop one particular category of deer rifle has been flying off the shelves, affordable, entry-level models.
Energy is definitely a factor in what is called knockdown power, but there are other facets in play determining if a round will floor game. Location of the hit and construction of the bullet/slug are far more important elements.
The Browning Automatic Rifle has been a popular hunting option for years. Recently, a new model of the rifle has been winning the praises of hog hunters in Texas.
Disciplines such as hunting and self defense require shooters to develop certain skill sets. This process can be made much more simple – even fun – when a shooter enrolls at the right shooting school.
Some critical aspects of bringing home a long beard happen before turkey season starts. Testing to discover the maximum range of your gun and the most effective combination of choke and loads are preseason musts.
After nearly a century since their last collaboration, John Rigby & Co. and Mauser are back at it again. And the European gunmakers' new creation – the Rigby Big Game – is certain to get hunters' hearts pumping.